We’re living in a time commonly known as the Information Age. As we all know, information is easily available at our fingertips. But that’s where it’s staying. Right at our fingertips but not in our minds. What’s happening is that we’re facing an extreme case of content overload. The amount of content that is created and shared continues to grow on a daily basis. That is excellent. Unfortunately it has come to a point where we’re surfing a tide that has become so strong, making it difficult to keep up with the current and stay current. It’s almost as if our ability to read has gone beyond literacy skills. Often times, we have the illusion of being too busy to read content. But I refuse to accept that. Not just because I’m content writer, but because I see a lot of value in taking a responsible role in creating, consuming, and sharing content. Here are some tips on how you can navigate the web and read content with a greater sense of enjoyment and purpose.
April is National Poetry Month. Although we’re now in the last 10 days of this great month, I figured that it wasn’t too late to share some of lovely lines of poetry. Poetry is good for the soul and good for writing. When you read good poetry it can be an uplifting experience. It can inspire us and help us to use our creativity in describing the ordinary and everyday into something incredible and memorable. There are times when you feel you won’t ever be the same after reading a line of poetry. It’s as though those words were waiting for you. Okay, maybe I’m being a bit over dramatic here but I’m sure many poetry lovers alike can understand my point of view. Anyway, here are 10 great lines of poetry that I hope you’ll also enjoy!